Building the dream: a social history of housing in America

Front Cover
Pantheon Books, 1981 - Social Science - 329 pages
4 Reviews
This book is concerned essentially with the model of domestic environment in this country, as it has evolved from colonial architecture through current urban projects.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Building the Dream: A Social History of Housing in America

User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

An excellent history of housing in the US that focuses on specific types of housing and the social functions/impacts of each. Read full review

Review: Building the Dream: A Social History of Housing in America

User Review  - Crystal - Goodreads

Not too bad! Read full review

Related books

Contents

CHAPTER
3
PART
19
CHAPTER THREE
41
Copyright

11 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1981)

Gwendolyn Wright is professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. She is cohost of the PBS television series "History Detectives" and is also the author of "Building the Dream" and "The Politics of Design in French Colonial Urbanism,

Bibliographic information